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Multiculturalism Information Sources in the JSCC Library: Home

Finding a book

You have access to over 54,000 printed books and 190,000 electronic books.  These books can give you an in-depth look at literary topics

To find books in the JSCC Library, use the Online Catalog

You will be asked for your Netlogon to access the electronic books in the Online Catalog. 

Ebrary is a collection of 80,000 electronic books.  These books are not yet in the Online Catalog.

 

Accessing the JSCC Library from Home

When you access the JSCC Library electronic databases or electronic books from off-campus , you will be prompted for a username and password. 

 This is your Netlogon that you use to log on to campus computers or when you  use Elearn.

 

Searching Google Effectively

You can narrow your search on Google to just a particular domain.  (edu, gov, org. mil, etc.)  This allows you to filter out sources that might not be relevant.


For example:


ebola virus quarantine site:gov

Reference works in the JSCC Library

Finding Magazines and Journals

Keyword Searching

It is important to use various search terms in your quest for information. Each source that you consult may use different terminology.

For your paper on whether exposure to multiculturalism is important to a person's education, you might use such topics as:

multicultural education

multicultural and college students

multiculturalism and classroom

multicultural and value

study abroad and college

study abroad and learning

foreign travel and learning

cultural diversity and students

global citizenship

service learning and multicultural

gap year and travel

Library versus the Internet

Using the JSCC Library

Please call Scott Cohen at 425-2615 or email him at scohen@jscc.edu if you are having difficulty in locating information or in using the JSCC Library.

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